We’re Not Afraid of the Courtroom
If you are seeking an experienced and trusted attorney to assist with your legal matter, look no further than Frost & Kavanaugh, P.C. At our firm, we believe that our results speak for themselves. Read our recent case results to see why Frost & Kavanaugh, P.C. might be the right firm for you.
Working with our trial partner, Steven P. Shultz, F&K was able to favorably resolve a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming physical abuse, false arrest, and violations of federal and state civil rights of our clients.
Schenectady nears six-figure settlement on false-arrest lawsuit
Schenectady nears six-figure settlement on false-arrest lawsuit
- • Case DismissedOfficial Misconduct and Petit Larceny
Our client, N.R., was accused of Official Misconduct and Petit Larceny. Even though Art secured a favorable plea bargain, she didn’t want it because she swore she was innocent. Art scheduled the matter for trial and, on the trial date, got all the charges dismissed.
- • DismissedGang Assault
Art’s client M.L. was accused of gang assault in Albany County Jail. After battling the DA for eight months, the Judge finally dismissed the charges. M.L. was released on this charge that very day.
- • Not GuiltyCriminal Possession of a Defaced Shotgun
N.C.P. was falsely accused of criminal possession of a defaced shotgun. He went to trial with another lawyer last year but, after nearly three days of deliberation, the jury was deadlocked and the court declared a mistrial.
- • DismissedDWI charge dismissed
Art’s client was accused of DWI. The police pulled him over for failing to dim his high beam headlights and then said he smelled alcohol and charged the client with DWI. Art took the matter to a suppression hearing and got the charges dismissed.
- • DismissedDWI Dismissal
The client was accused of refusing to take a chemical test to quantify his blood alcohol level, which could have resulted in a mandatory revocation of his license (in his case, for 6.5 years!). However, Art won the DMV Refusal Hearing too!
- • Not GuiltyAttempted Murder
Client was arrested after a shooting and charged with attempted murder, weapon possession and reckless endangerment. Client was found not guilty.
- • Repayment of Unjust RestitutionFederal Appeal – Theft of Government Property
We tried to tell the US attorney and the federal judge that they were wrong about this case, but they didn’t believe us, so we appealed it. Our client received almost $30,000 in overpayment that the court ordered.
- • Case DismissedDouble Homicide
Client was alleged of killing two victims in Rensselaer County. Our team built a strong defense and the judge dismissed all charges.
- • Charges ReducedRape
Client was charged with first degree rape which carries a 25 year prison sentence. We were able to get the charge reduced to an assault with just probation.
- • Reduced to MisdemeanorRape (Third Degree)
26-count indictment with multiple acts of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual acts in the third degree. Client found not guilty on all felony sex crimes, convicted only of misdemeanor.
- • Not GuiltySpeeding Where Pedestrian Killed
Our client was accused of speeding, when he accidentally struck and killed a pedestrian. When the prosecutor wouldn’t give F&K a favorable plea bargain, they took it to trial. The result – Not Guilty!
- • Case DismissedViolent Felony
Client was charged with violent felony involving robbery and burglary.
- • $1,500,000Wrongful Death
Settled a wrongful death case for $1.5 million for the family of a motorcyclist who was killed when a delivery truck pulled out in front of him, leaving behind a three-year-old daughter.
- • $5,450,000Motor Vehicle Collision
A.C. was a customer at a local car dealership and was standing at the dealership service counter speaking to a service representative. Another customer brought his vehicle to the dealership to be serviced.
- • $3,750,000Construction Site Injury
working with another law firm, we settled a construction site accident for $3.75 Million for a man who was crushed by a backhoe.
- • $3,100,000Medical Malpractice
we took to trial a multi-defendant medical malpractice/wrongful death case and received a jury verdict in excess of $3.1 Million with interest.
- • $2,000,000Construction Site Injury
We settled a construction site injury case for $2,000,000 for a young man who was crushed, injuring his leg and back.
- • $1,500,000Malpractice
Settled a malpractice claim for $1.5 million after our client’s case had been botched by his first attorney.
- • $1,235,000Car Crash
Settled a pedestrian/Vehicle collision case for $1.235 million for a client whose leg was amputated in the crash.
- • $900,000Wrongful Death
- • $850,000Construction Site Injury
We settled a construction site injury case for $850,000 for a woman who severely injured her leg when she fell through a hole in the roof.
- • $300,000Medical/Dental Malpractice
Took to trial a multi-defendant medical/dental malpractice case and received a jury verdict of $300,000.
- • $285,000Medical Malpractice
Settled a medical malpractice lawsuit for $285,000.
- • $240,000Nursing/Hospital Malpractice
Settled a nursing/hospital malpractice action for $240,000.
- • $175,000Car Crash
We were retained in lieu of a “TV law firm” who told a client it would take two years to resolve her case, and we settled it for $175,000 in less than five months and without the need of a trial.
- • $142,000Medical Malpractice (Fertility Clinic)
We settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against a fertility specialist for $142,000.
- • $96,000Car Crash
Settled a car accident case for $25,000 (the other driver’s full insurance), and then obtained an additional $71,000 from our client’s own insurance company.
- • $75,000Car Crash on Sum Claim
Took a case where a client had improvidently settled for $25,000 (without the benefit of an attorney) and recovered an additional $50,000 for him from his own insurance company under his Supplemental Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (“SUM”) coverage.
- • $72,500Car/Pedestrian Collision
When our client walked into Stewart’s in South Troy for a cup of coffee, he had no idea that 10 minutes later he’d be sprawled out in the parking lot after a car collided with him.
- • $90,000Car Crash
Took over a car crash case at the request of another lawyer (who had received a $5,000 settlement offer) and settled the case six months later for $90,000, all without the client appearing in court.